A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 277 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia (172 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 12:23:35 / December 19, 2019 @ 12:23 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:23:35 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006nfp. Unique identifier: us70006nfp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 128.8637 East, latitude -7.4068 South, depth = 148.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 148.11 km (92 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 277 km WNW of Saumlaki, Indonesia.
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